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>> more and more of us seem to be losing faith, according to a new study on religion. >> but there is one segment of our population losing their religion more than anyone else. debra breaks down the numbers and takes a closer look at the unfaithful. >> reporter: usually when you hear the word study your eyes might glaze over but this one right here says more people don't identify with any religion. and they have a name. some call them nuns. next time you go out to dinner with four of your friends, odds are one of you either never identified with any religion or you least it over the years. ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: catholic, jewish, protestant, muslim, sikh, so many religious. now the nuns, they could believe god doesn't exist or does or could be affiliated with any religion. >> the way the world is today, a lot of stuff is breaking apart, you know. why not religio ? >> but according to the pugh research center they make up one out of every five adults in this country. >> i'm not affiliated with any religion. >> reporter: that's a 5% spike in the last five years. the
. >>> is america losing its religion? coming up on the news edge, a new survey reveals a secular shift away from traditional values. and in china, panda keepers lured a little panda in a cage. the keepers were able to get the two-year-old panda out of the cage without alarming his mom and the plan is now to release him. when i was financially stable. we were poor. the mgm casino in michigan. and it changed her life. clerk. way up. insurance... and i make great money. seven will create... twelve thousand jobs. to accountants... and construction workers. place to work with good pay... question seven. [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. i need your help... i just served my mother-in-law your chicken noodle soup but she loved it so much... i told her it was homemade. well...everyone tells a little white lie now and then. but now she wants my recipe well...i'm not at liberty to give that out, but we do use tender chunks of white meat chicken in an herb & spice broth. come on that's it? i need the recipe. you gotta help me out! [ clears his throat ] [ softly ] she's right behind me isn't she? like a ninj
number of people are not following a religion at all. >> first of all, most americans, 80%, still say they believe in god but a lot more of them have no a -- have no religious affiliation. it seems to be the son of the times. >> i don't have a religion. >> many of my friends, even if that were raised in a religion, they are not in one now. >> a new poll shows 20% of americans are now no religious affiliation. one-third under age 30 don't belong to any church. >> i have issues with the birth control and things like that. gay rights and things like that cause me to have issues with them. >> for the first time ever the study found the percentage of protestants in america dropped below 50%. >> many of the people i know don't attend church or have left their churches. >> church scandals have not help, either. there are sharp political ramifications as well. those who say they have no religious affiliation or overwhelmingly democrat, support -- support abortion rights and gay marriage. >> we have to make ourselves relevant in this day and age. i do believe that. >> the younger generation tr
of americans who have no religion. about one in five now say they do not belong to an organized religion. but if you're nondenominational, that was not count as protestant. >>> and passions are running high in kansas city, all because of the behavior of some fans at sunday's chiefs game. kansas city quarterback matt cassel sustained a concussion after getting hit in the fourth quarter. classle layed there on the ground. and many chiefs fans were cheering because he was going to be replaced. >> i've already come to the understanding i probably won't live as long because i play this game. that's okay. that's a choice i've made. that's a choice all of us have made. but when you cheer, when you cheer somebody getting knocked out, i don't care who it is, and it just so happened to be matt cassel, it's sickening. >> hard to argue with that. even the baltimore ravens player who hit cassel called the cheering not cool. >> probably going to miss it because he has a concussion. >>> on "monday night football," a still-perfect record for the houston texans. we get all the highlights from espn news.
of losing weight. >>> some big shifts to report in the religion of americans, specifically the rise of what pollsters call the nuns, not the catholic kind it's spelled none. it means the people who when asked about their religion check the box that says none. while americans are still religious and plenty spiritual, a record number one fifth of us are not affiliated with any specific church. and for the first time in u.s. history, protestants have dropped below half. they now number 48% of the u.s. population. >>> more numbers, apple prices are soaring. for once it's not iphone related. the actual apple crop this year as you may know has been hit hard. we had that record warmth in march, then cold in april, that did huge damage to the blossoms. michigan lost 90% of its crop this year. new york 50%. north carolina, canada also hit hard. a farmer's market in cincinnati says they can't find enough apples to sell. prices could spike up $1 a pound. >>> in the fight to lose weight, there's new research that shows the tried and true, old school weight watchers or other group program method works b
their religion. this according to a new forum on religion in the public life study that says the number of people identifying themselves was under 50%. 48%. that's the first time the numbers have been below half ever. one reason, about 20% of americans say they have no religious affiliation and that's up 15% in the last five years. >>> a church on capitol hill is up for sale. the temple at corner of 6th and maryland avenue can be yours for $5,800,000. it is four blocks from union station and seating for 450. a beautiful alter, balcony, and stained glass windows. >>> still ahead, topper's forecast is looking up. plus, we have the weird news for you. a strange eating contest that did not end well. we'll tell you all about it. >>> just talking about london, it scared us, but not the kids of today. >> i was pretty old and kids were much younger and they weren't phased. >> what about the weather? >> it's scary tonight and tomorrow morning, but then we are fine. it will clear in time for the nats game. tomorrow morning, you may want to allow extra time, some fog, some drizzle possible early on. let'
versus paul ryan. cnn special live coverage starts 7:00 p.m. eastern, 4:00 pacific. >>> got religion? four more americans apparently not. a surprising new study out on americans and religion shows just how many people are checking out a religious service altogether. when you take a closer look... ...at the best schools in the world... ...you see they all have something very interesting in common. they have teachers... ...with a deeper knowledge of their subjects. as a result, their students achieve at a higher level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. and the candidate's speech is in pieces all over the district. the writer's desktop and the coordinator's phone are working on a joke with local color. the secure cloud just received a revised intro from the strategist's tablet. and while i make my way into the venue, the candidate will be rehearsing off of his phone. [ candidate ] and thanks to every young face i see out there. [ woman ] his phone is one of his biggest supporters. [ female announ
of religion or lack of religion. >> i agree. well said. james, do you want to weigh in? >> no. i think if you fool around with these kind of kooky people, sometimes they come up and bite you. a mormon i understand is the church of jesus christ of latter day saint. so the mormon certainly view themselves a christian. that's good enough for me. they've got an expanding great organization. that's their view. and i accept that. i'm not voting for romney because -- not voting for romney because of his religion. i would vote for any number of great democrats that are mormon. that's not a factor to me. he ought to keep his opinions to himself if you ask me. >> i think we all agree on that point. james, thanks very much. ari, thanks to you. as well the first lady of the united states is speaking to a rally in virginia. there she is. when we come back we're going to hear what she has to say. the pace of change is accelerating. the way we... perform, compete and grow. and people are driving this change. that's the power of human resources. the society... for human resource management and its members kn
? well, a pew research study finds many are opting out of religion altogether. nearly one in five say they are nothing in particular, agnostic or atheist. that's an 8% jump since 1990. >>> the mars curiosity rover has been digging up soil samples, but now that work is on hold because nasa wants to find out if a bright object spotted on the ground is part of the vehicle or something more. >>> and this is what happens when a large group of mostly intoxicated people take on a bull in colombia. amateur matadors got into the ring and tried to show the bull who was boss. not too successfully. 19 were hurt. >>> here is an early look at how wall street will kick off the day. the dow dropped 26 points yesterday. the s&p down five. the nasdaq lost 23. taking a look at overseas trading this morning, in tokyo the nikkei assembled 93 points. in hong kong the hang seng gained 112. stocks have been on a strong run, but right now earnings and europe's on going debt drama are threatening markets' momentum. just this morning, chancellor angela merkel arrived in greece to show solidarity. many greeks bl
filiaciÓn con una religion. >>> la mayorÍa de estos si cree en 10. >>> respeto mÁs lo espiritual y la practica. en la vida diaria, mÁs que la religiÓn. >>> algo preocupante para las iglesias. es que una clara mayorÍa de estos no afiliados, dice que la religiÓn ya no influye tanto en sus vidas . >>> es mÁs, muchos que siguen siendo parte de la iglesia, no van tanto a misa o bautizan a sus hijos la menos devociÓn se ve mÁs aÚns entre menores de 30 aÑos. que defienden el aborto y matrimonios del mismo sexo. >>> los jÓvenes se hacen preguntas y dicen, las iglesias actuales no estÁn contestando nuestras preguntas. >>> algo novedoso del estudio, es que los protestantes no son mayorÍa en estados unidos la iglesia catÓlica, ha perdido a muchos feligreses en europa, y no tantos acÁ por la inmigraciÓn hispana. pero esta semana, en el vaticano, se debate como contrarrestar tanto Éxodo. >>> estamos tratando de buscar nuevos mÉtodos, y quizÁs mas entusiasmo para presentar el evangelio. >>> la reuniÓn se celebra 50 aÑos despuÉs del segundo concilio del vaticano. que si logrÓ c
amendment to call the members of a particular religion savages. i have no dogs in this hunt, but the ad for israel does not pass muster. it just insults the followers or islam. this is progress? well no, john, it's not exactly progress. i have to ask you, what would it mean if the judge ruled the opposite way? would it be progress to say that ads could be banned because people don't like the message? i've never been sure where we should draw those lines, is most of the time, i argue the courts are right to err on the side of more speech, not less. and then there was this on the hit that took out robert griffin, iii, in yesterday's redskins game. craig from king george, virginia, said that hit was illegal. griffin was sliding feet first when weatherspoon slammed his shoulder into the left side of his helmet. weatherspoon could have tackled rg3, but chose to launch at griffin's head. after bounty gate, it will be interesting to see how the commissioner handles this. you are the only person i've heard or seen that says that hit wasn't legal. in the eyes of the officials, griffin was like a
finds many ochting out of religion. one in five say they are nothing in particular, agnostic or atheist. an 8% jump since 1990. >>> the mars curiosity rover has been digging up soil sampleless. now nasa wants to find out if a bright object found on the ground is part of the vehicle or something more. >>> and this is what happens when a large group of mostly intoxicated people take on a bull in columbia. amateur mattadors got into the ring and tried to show the bull who was boss. >>> one of the things trending on nbc.com, people have found it's possible to be too clean. a study done over the summer found that amish children raised on farms were less likely to develop allergies and asthma. a child's immune system were stronger at fighting off allergies. researchers advise using good old soap and water instead of overusing hand sanitizers. >>> and now here's an early hook at how wall street's going to kick off the day. the dow dropped 29 points, the s&p was down 5 and the nasdaq dropped 23. in overseas trading, in tokyo the nikkei dropped 93 points but in hong kong the hang seng gained 112
flight were delayed by -- nearly every alaska airlines flight were delayed. >>>:11. still ahead, religion in america. -- new poll revealing dramatic shift in what people don't believe. >>> fitness and fuel efficiency. impact growing waistlines are having on the nation's roads. >>> ditch that rake. michael finney has new consumer reports test o >>> welcome back. >>> let's talk about delays at sfo this morning. >> 70 minutes because of the cloud cover. there you go looking at the bay bridge towards port of oakland clouds are out there and causing 70 minute flight arrive delays. live doppler keeping the rain off the shore up to the north getting close enough to the marin county coast sprinkles are possible even drizzle in higher elevation there. you can see rotating around that area of low pressure the parent -- the small chunk broke off pull allege way because we are losing energy that's why this system is starting to fall apart a little towards the coast. when it hits the difference in elevation that will naturally lift it that's why i think we'll see sprinkles, a couple miles inland over
faith in organized religion. the forum found about 20% of american adults say they have no particular ties to a given faith. that's up from about 15% five years ago. the figures show a generational shift among younger americans, one third under the age of 30 say they don't identity with a particular religion. >> jellyfish near fresno. a sight you don't see every day and people were surprised to find a group in a pond off the river. a professor said they are freshwater one that turn up in the river. they were last seen in 2007. they are just about the size of a penny, much smaller than the ocean relatives and the stings less toxir. >> still ahead, what the rover just found on mars. >>> and what researchers are saying between children's well being and where they live. . >>> high winds today derailed plans for a death defying 23- mile skydive agriculture tempt in new mexico. the former military parachuter is on a quest to become the first skydiver ever to break the sound barrier. he planned to make his jump from a c aps ule carried in to by a balloon but that balloon is so delicate it
whose say they have no preligion. one in five say they do not belong to a religion. interesting peek into the spiritual state of the nation. >> first time dropped below 50%. if you are a nondenominational christian and don't associate yourself as protestant which i would say i am protestant. i go to nondenominational church. you don't fall into the protestant category. christians who are nondenoms, isn't a protestant. >> in an election year, through the political prism. the study fond americans with no religion support, abortion rights and gay marriage at a higher rate than the u.s. public at large and most of the people tend to vote democratic as well. you wonder if the increase in nonreligious folks, identify as nonreligious if that tips any political scale in election year. a slowly evolving thing. but, interesting look into america. >> but a fir tst. >> it is. >> your tuesday forecast. showers in the upper midwest, twin cities, green bay. spreading later to chicago and kansas city. morning sprinkle in the northeast. thunderstorms in florida. scattered showers in bay area. >> of 7
research study finds many are opting out of religion altogether. nearly one in five say they are either nothing in particular or atheist. and 8% jump since 1990. >>> the mars curiosity rover has been digging up soil samples. now that work is on hold because nasa wants to learn if a bright object spotted on the ground is just part of the vehicle or something more. >> this is what happens when a large group of mostly intoxicated people take on a bull in colombia. amateur matadors got in the ring and tried to show who the bull was boss. 19 people were hurt. here's the first look at this morning's dish of scrambled politics. "the washington post" reports that during the recession, most members of congress did different financially than the average american. the regular folks back home saw their household net worth drop 39% for 2007 to 2010. the lawmakers in congress gained 5%. >>> republican vice-presidential nominee paul ryan was being interviewed in detroit when he objected to the reporter's question about gun violence and taxes. and then the interview came to an abrupt end. take a look.
has 20% in the last five years. people who describe themselves having no religion overwhelmingly vote for democrats. >> naacp dumping into the showdown over gay marriage in jumping into the showdown. ady will feature an featuring julian bond. it comes one day after day launched a tvents ad campaign. it's tuesday morning. >> still ahead, the latest on a deadly meningitis outbreak. >> still ahead, the latest on a deadly meningitis outbreak. why (bell rings) hi. yes? you know those delicious granola bunches in honey bunches of oats? i love those. we've added more to every box. really? wow! ney bunches of oats. make your day buncnches better. >> another greenbelt sity stars team.ope - we are the greenbelt sity stars. >> good morning, washington. >> here's a look at the monument lit.ifully 48 degrees at reagan national currently, dew point of 45. we have areas of rain pushing through the region. doppler 7. super it's not raining over reagan e.tional at this tim a light sprinkle in the district. most of the rain is prince george's county, anne arundel in 50 -- of 50, and in charles co
will be seeing and hearing a lot of ads. >> question 6 does not in any way interfere with my religion, it doesn't threaten my catholic faith, and it is the right thing to do for all marylanders. on november 6th, please vote for question 6. >> reporter: this is the new web ad for marylanders for marriage equality. they want to reach the washington audience and sent out this urgent e-mail today asking supporters to donate whatever they can. they are also bringing out some big names. >> tonight the governor is going to be meeting with brendan ayanbadejo, baltimore ravens linebacker and supporters. they'll be watching a football game and having the time to thank supporters. >> ravens center matt burk is against gay marriage and the most influential group in this debate may be the clergy. >> absolutely critical. the preachers, the clergy, throughout prince george's county and surrounding parts are critical in this fight. >> while we've heard from the clergy on both sides of the issue, some understand question 6 is really about equality, about fairness, and everybody should be treated equally under t
on religion. those stories and more. [ barack obama ] i'm barack obama, and i approve this message. [ female announcer ] he says... president obama and i both care about poor and middle-class families. [ female announcer ] but this is what the budget plan mitt romney supports actually does. more huge tax breaks skewed to the wealthy. while cutting nearly eight hundred billion from medicaid... even though middle-class families rely on medicaid to help loved ones cover nursing-home care. and it helps parents support children with disabilities. if mitt romney really "cares," wouldn't we see it in his priorities?  i"i'm not in favor of a a$5 trillion tax cut. that's not my plan." mitchell: "the nonpartisan tax policy center concluded that mitt romney's tax plan would cost $4.8 trillion over 10 years." vo: why won't romney level with us about his tax plan, which gives the wealthy huge new tax breaks? because according to experts, he'd have to raise taxes on the middle class - or increase the deficit to pay for it. if we can't trust him here... how could we ever tru
americans consider themselves to be protestant. that's according to a new pew study on religion in the u.s. protestants historically made up a majority of the country. now, they account for 48% of the population. and one-fifth of adults in the survey had no religious affiliation. those are some of the day's major stories. now, back to gwen. >> ifill: a new congressional report takes aim at two chinese telecommunications giants. jeffrey brown reports. these are the second and fifth largest makers of wireless telecommunication gear in the world. they're looking to expand their limited sales in the u.s. but in a 52-page report, the house intelligence committee warned monday against doing business with the chinese companies, citing concerns over corporate speen, cyber war risks and more. committee chair mike rogers. >> the investigation concluded that the risks associated with these companies providing equipment and services to u.s. critical infrastructure undermines the core u.s. national security interests. as a majority of u.s. networks are run by private companies, we recommend that priv
's history, protestants do not make up a majority of americans. according to a pugh forum on religion and public life, all protestant denominations now total 48% of our population. that's down from two-thirds as recently as the 1970s. it comes at a time when there are no protestants on the supreme court, nor for the first time on the republican presidential ticket. so what happened? the research suggests this is likely due to a spike in the number of nondenominational christians and americans who now claim to have new religious affiliation. 11 people have died from a deadly outbreak of meningitis and we're now told thousands of us could be at risk. that's from the centers for disease control and prevention which confirmed three more deaths, two in tennessee. one in michigan. it reports there are now 119 confirmed cases, including the first one in new jersey. that brings to ten the number of states reporting the illness. this form of meningitis is not contagious. it doesn't spread person to person. investigators linked the outbreak to steroid shots for back pain. cdc officials say 13,0
as having no religion vote mostly for democrats and support abortion rights and gay marriage. losing weight clicked for me when i had everything i needed to lose weight right in my hands. sophomore year started weight watchers online, the weight started coming off. ahh! oh my gosh! [ laughs ] we're college kids, we go out all the time. having my food tracker on my phone, i can figure out what i'm having at the restaurant. i lost 73 pounds with weight watchers online. i don't think i've ever smiled this much in my whole life. it kind of hurts my cheeks. [ female announcer ] join for free. hurry, offer ends october 20th. weight watchers online. finally, losing weight clicks. i'd like to thank eating right, whole grain, multigrain cheerios! mom, are those my jeans? [ female announcer ] people who choose more whole grain tend to weigh less than those who don't. multigrain cheerios in-wash scent boosters, here with my favorite new intern, jimmy. mmm! fresh! and it's been in the closet for 12 weeks! unbelievable! unstopables! follow jimmy on downy.com for free samples >>> breaking news right now.
, gender, race, religion, none of that matters. it matters how you perform. >> reporter: she has performed one of the best of the best. so take that, maverick. martha raddatz. abc news, seymour johnson air force base. >> now get this, in-flight. that's right, take that, maverick. she's logged more than 2,700 hours, 300 in combat over iraq and afghanistan. she's been a weapons instructor as well. fair to say she is among the best of the best. >> you better believe it. they don't put you in the cockpit of one of the expensive planes unless you are one of the best of the best. >> apparently. see, see what i mean. don't have to deal with tsa. >> modern fighter pilot. good look for you. >> thank you, thank you. it's also interesting, i mean, she entered the air force in 1992. earned her bachelor's in aerospace engineering, and masters in aeronautics and astronautics from stanford, university. >> little smarty pants. >> such a smarty pants. >> my goodness. >> that's right. iceman. >> i am crazy. >> am i iceman or you iceman? >> maverick, iceman. beth pretty cool. >> i want to beep maverick. >> i
this la von, if some believe there is life without religion, it's not so much a stretch for those people to believe there may be an afterlife. from jay, i'm 99% sure when you die, you 16r78 cease to exist. hoping god is there to prove me wrong when my time comes. keep the responses coming. facebook.com/carolcnn. the next hour of "newsroom" begins right now. >>> happening now, jerry sandusky in court likely on his way to a lifetime in prison, but the convicted child rainist says he's the victim. hear it for yourself in a stunning sgral house recording. >>> could you do this? jump from a helium balloon from the edge of space. one daredevil hoping to make that jump today 120,000 feet up. >>> the race for the who us is pumping millions into our economy, but that might not be as important as who wins control of congress. >>> and a truck drives right into a california liquor store and a worker is trapped in the rubble. we'll tell you how the story played out. "newsroom" starts now. >>> and good morning. thank you so much for joining us. i'm carol costello. right now one of the most reviled men
no religion has increased from 15% to 20% in the last five years. >>> here's brian williams with a look at what's coming up tonight on "nbc nightly news." >> good morning. coming up tonight when we join you for "nightly news," what can always be the toughest moment? dealing with adult parents. taking away the car keys. we have advice from the experts on how to tell ageing parents the time has come. that and more when we join you here tonight for "nightly news." >>> for a look at what's trending today, our quick roundup of what has you talking online. finally getting a glimpse of jennifer aniston's stunning engagement ring two months after her fiance popped the question. guesstimates put the carat count at eight or better. some online critics say the ring, which takes up about a third of jen's finger, is just too big. >>> actor john cusack ran on stage for '80s nostalgia at a peter gabriel concert this weekend. [ cheers and applause ] >> gabriel was about to sing "in your eyes." the boom box was a nod to his iconic role in "say anything" when he holds up the boom box. >>> the discovery c
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